Hollywood star Michael Douglas in fight with throat cancer


Michael Douglas does not need any introduction; he is a very famous Hollywood Actor.  I like many movies of Michael Douglas and one of my favorite Douglas movies is “The President.  Michael Douglas has been diagnosed with throat cancer which may have come as a disappointment for his fans. Exact cause of his tumor is not known, but smoking cigarette may have contributed to the cause.

Robert Haddad, of the head and neck cancer program at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute revealed that the cancer has either affected the larynx (voice box) or the oropharynx, near the tonsils. Larynx cancers are usually related to smoking and heavy drinking. 

Dr. Haddad also said that the treatment for larynx cancer is very tough; it can cure 50% to 80% of patients, depending on the location and other details of the tumor.  If you would like read details...

of condition of Michael Douglas or larynx cancer, I would encourage you to read this USA Today article.

We would like to wish Michael Douglas a long life and pray for his successful treatment of cancer.  At the same time, we would like to suggest our readers to avoid habits like smoking and heavy drinking that can increase your chances for throat and other cancers.

Source: usatoday

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